The definition of regal is something related to or fit for a king or monarch.adjective
Dignified and princely behavior is an example of regal behavior.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of a monarch; royal
- characteristic of, like, or fit for a monarch; splendid, stately, magnificent, etc.
Origin: ME < MFr or L: MFr regal < L regalis < rex (gen. regis), a king, akin to regere, to rule: see right
- regally adverb
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- Of or relating to a monarch; royal.
- Belonging to or befitting a monarch: regal attire.
- Magnificent; splendid.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rēgālis, from rēx, rēg-, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.
- re·galˈi·ty noun
- reˈgal·ly adverb